Thursday, December 10, 2009

Wall Flower


I was inspired by the Poinsettia pillows that Centsational Girl made here.  I don't have many throw pillows but I really liked the idea.  So, I modified her tutorial into a wall hanging.  I didn't take any pictures along the way, but I can give you a basic idea of what I changed.  I started with a white felt circle in an embroidery hoop.  I hand sewed the petals on, but I didn't sew them down the center like she did, because I was afraid that they wouldn't lay against the wall well enough. 




Also, I didn't have a covered button, so I just sewed a felt circle in the middle.  I still like CG's better so I may have to do a throw pillow after all, but I do like the alternative version enough to keep it hanging even after Christmas!  Hope you like it :)

-Heather

PS-I'm posting this on Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage and on Strut Your Stuff Thursday at Somewhat Simple.





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3 comments:

sissie said...

Very crafty! Great idea for a feathery, light wall poinsettia!

Sam said...

Very cute! This would look great in red too.

Centsational Girl said...

Oh, I'm just so flattered you linked to me ! Yours are so sweet - love the color !

Kate

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